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Cities Workshop Offers Insight for the Future

By William Herzog, in collaboration with Cities Professors Jennifer Hurley and Gary McDonogh Over thirty students, professors, alumnae/ni, and even a parent of a prospective student gathered on the morning of Saturday, April 8 in Thomas Great Hall to discuss the Growth and Structure of Cities department and its alignment for the future. Titled the… Keep Reading

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Traveling Solo: One Student’s Experience in Cuba

By Sophie Webb A zest for exploration, discovery, and adventure is a quality that many Mawrters and Haverfordians share, along with a desire for independence. While Bryn Mawr and Haverford provide many academic and extracurricular opportunities for exploration and travel, Isabell Gerbig, BMC ‘19, decided to strike out on her own, spending a week of… Keep Reading

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Everything-Free Zone: Living with an Allergy

By CHLOE LINDEMAN, Co-Editor-in-Chief Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches are the classic American lunchtime staple. The combination of sweet and salty seems to have won over a large percentage of the population, including those at Haverford College — the Dining Center goes through a whopping 70 pounds of peanut butter a week. But what happens… Keep Reading

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The Origins of Valentine’s Day

By Elizabeth Hoo, Staff Writer Valentine’s Day is known to some as the holiday of romance, and to others as simply the “Hallmark” holiday. But despite conflicting views and opinions of Valentine’s Day, there is no denying that the holiday has a very interesting background, one of both Pagan and Christian history. Valentine’s Day was… Keep Reading

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Call Your Representative

By Fiona Redmond, News Editor The Bryn Mawr College Hillel club, dedicated to giving Jewish students a community within which to explore and practice their faith, has introduced the event “Call Your Representative” in order to encourage on-campus activism and get people involved in political issues. The event is held in the Campus Center bi-weekly,… Keep Reading

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Postcards from Abroad: The Prince and I

My study abroad program boasted about “hands-on learning.” I had no idea how literal that would turn out to be. While abroad, I did a project on the former First Lady of my host country. She is currently on trial for delving too far into the presidency– that is, while her husband was President, she… Keep Reading

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January Book Review: “After Alice”

By Kate Hawthorne, Staff Writer If you like “Wicked” by Gregory Maguire, “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” by Lewis Carroll, and “Alice Through the Looking Glass” by Lewis Carroll, then you should read… “After Alice” by Gregory Maguire This novel continues in the same vein as Maguire’s more well-known novel “Wicked”  — famous for the Broadway adaptation by the same name — in challenging preconceived… Keep Reading

Something Different: A Review of “Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency”

By Kate Hawthorne, Staff Writer BBC America’s new show “Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency” kicked off its first season on Oct. 22, 2016 with an hour-long pilot episode entitled “Horizons.” The new series, directed by Max Landis, boasts an amazing cast and features the hilarious duo of Samuel Barnett as the title character Dirk Gently… Keep Reading

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